Papa Johns Tartan Touch

Applications are now open to become a Papa Johns Tartan Touch hub, which is Scottish Rugby’s fun, simple and social version of non-contact rugby.

What is Papa Johns Tartan Touch?

Following the partnership between Scottish Rugby and Papa Johns in February 2022, the programme has been known as ‘Papa Johns Tartan Touch’, with the pizza delivery brand proudly working to support rugby communities in Scotland.

Running between May and July, Tartan Touch is designed to provide a simplified version of rugby with the aim of attracting players of all abilities, ages and levels of experience who are looking to improve their fitness through simple and social activity.

What are the rules?

AIM: Touch the ball down over opponent’s goal line. To do this, keep possession by avoiding being touched.

Touched 6 times Offload within 2 steps or 2 seconds – No offside from the offload
Ball leaves the pitch Place ball on ground – Offside line created
Ball passed forward, dropped forward, or kicked forward Must be passed away by touched player or a teammate
Foul play by team in possession


How to apply to be a Papa Johns Tartan Touch hub

For more information on becoming a hub and the link to apply, please see the below application pack:

Papa Johns Tartan Touch Application Pack

Applications are now open and close 12 February 2024.

Get in touch

If you have any queries, please email [email protected]

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